November 4th, NYSBA Environmental Practice Group Panel and Networking Event

At 4:30 in room 186, Cornell ELS and the Career Services office are pleased to host practitioners from the New York State Bar Association Environmental Practice Group for a panel presentation and networking event.

Current practitioners will give brief presentations regarding diversity of practice areas, followed by a short film of a Department of Environmental Conservation Inspection.  After the film ends, students will have the opportunity to meet, chat, and network with attorneys from a variety of practice areas, geographic locations, and firms.

This event should be an informative and fun opportunity to learn about environmental practice and meet attorneys who will be future colleagues, mentors, and supervisors.

Please RSVP by emailing areichhart@nixonpeabody.com.

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October 23rd-Climate Change to Social Change: Environmental Justice 101

Climate Change to Social Change: Environmental Justice 101

Friday October 23, 4:30-7:00PM

290 Myron Taylor Hall

Food provided by Manndible Café

Learn about environmental justice issues and engage in thinking critically about the intersections of food, race, labor, and climate change. This workshop will include keynote speaker Professor Gerald Torres of Cornell Law, two student-led breakout sessions, and an interdisciplinary panel discussion including students, faculty, and members of the Ithaca community. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by Environmental Collaborative (ECO), KyotoNOW!, Cornell United Religious Work, Protestant Cooperative Ministry, Environmental Law Society, Islamic Alliance for Justice, Society for Natural Resources Conservation, Cornell Roosevelt Institute, Cornell International Affairs Society, Amnesty International and others.

Associated with the People’s Climate Movement Day of Action: http://peoplesclimate.org/action/environmental-justice-101-workshop/

Previous Events

2014-2015

  • Trip to Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY
  • Career Discussion with Jeffrey Thaler and Karen Massey
  • Climate Change Law lecture with Jeffrey Thaler
  • Potluck Group Dinner
  • State of Eminent Domain Debate with Clark Nelly and Richard Booth
  • Career opportunities shared throughout the year